Disaster recovery centers opening in Polk and Pottawattamie counties

FEMA is opening disaster recovery centers Pollock And Pottawattamie This spring, the agency will work with counties to provide personalized assistance to those impacted by severe storms, tornadoes and flooding.

Recovery specialists from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration will provide information about available services, explain assistance programs and help victims complete their applications or check on their status.

Polk County

Riley Resource Group 4400 E. University Ave., Pleasant Hill, IA 50327

Open on July 8 from 1pm to 6pm

8am-6pm, July 9-13

Pottawattamie County

Charles Lakin Human Services Complex – North Parking Lot

815 N. 16th Street,

Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Open on July 8 from 1pm to 6pm

8am-6pm, July 9-13

All DRCs are closed on Sundays.

Financing is made available by FEMA to homeowners and renters for the severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding that occurred May 20-31. Adair, Adams, Cedar, Jasper, Montgomery, Polk And Story Counties. FEMA funding is also available for homeowners and renters in Clark, Harrison, Mills, Polk, Pottawattamie, Ringgold, Shelby and Union counties. 26-27 April Tornadoes and hurricanes. Iowans can go to any open DRC for help if needed.

To save time, apply online or by phone before visiting a disaster recovery center:

Visiting DisasterAssistance.gov

  • Call FEMA directly at 800-621-FEMA (3362)
  • Using the The FEMA app

All centers are accessible to people with disabilities or accessibility and functional needs. They are equipped with assistive and adaptive technology such as amplified phones, captioned phones, video phones, wheelchair ramps and other resources to ensure that all applicants can access resources.

Anyone using a relay service, such as a video relay service (VRS), captioned telephone service or other, can provide the FEMA number for that service. For an accessible video on three ways to apply for FEMA assistance, visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LU7wzRjByhI

Disaster recovery assistance is available regardless of race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency or economic status. If you or someone you know has been discriminated against, call FEMA toll-free at 833-285-7448. Press 2 for Spanish.

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